Drilling management system

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Drilling Management System Project Description/Issue The client, an independent exploration and production company, based in Scotland, required a solution to manage the process of drilling wells that leveraged company best practise, external industry best practise and adhered to local government regulatory requirements. The solution would support improved well integrity through appropriate design, supervision and control […]

Document management standards and implementation

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Building an ongoing consulting relationship Project Description/Issue The client is a mid-tier global E&P company, with a valuable production-sharing agreement for production from a large, complex offshore asset in the Middle East. In response to pressure from the national regulator, the client had a need to define requirements for a local Document Solution. Flare proposed […]

Engineering document strategy review

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Compliance The client operates one of the largest oil fields in the Middle East. The client needed an independent review of their engineering document management strategy and the related technologies. Flare’s Approach Flare reviewed the proposed strategy and the technologies that were to be deployed both at the client’s offices in the UK and in […]

Operations and production reporting

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Operations and Production Reporting, IM Consulting Project Description/Issue As part of an internal improvement program the client wanted to improve operations and production reporting practises throughout the organisation. The engagement looked at the policies, procedures and system requirements across the organisation, engaging with the multi-disciplinary team including senior management, reservoir engineering, production, petroleum engineering and […]

Taxonomy development and classification

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Taxonomy Development & Auto-classification Project Description/Issue A large organisation that specialises in managing and making available thousands of journals, conference papers and technical papers required its content to be mapped to a new specialised taxonomy. The taxonomy was complex in nature and undertaking this task manual wasn’t an option due to the number of records. […]

Well log naming standards

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Practical Well-log Standards (PWLS) The well logging companies produce a huge number of measurements (logging curves) with company-specific names and mnemonics. What was required was a way to prioritise and standardise these curves by classifying the physical properties they were measuring. This was the PWLS concept of ‘standard curve types’. Flare’s Approach Working with POSC […]

Fluid data policy and workflows

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Reservoir fluids data management As part of a three year long programme of initiatives aimed at improving the subsurface data management within the business unit, a team worked on improving the quality, reliability and accessibility of reservoir fluids data. The policies and workflows generated by the project team were then adopted by headquarters for use […]

Subsurface standards development and implementation

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Standards Development & Implementation Project Description/Issue A large sized gas company had data and information quality issues that originated from poor management of the data, no ownership and low levels of business involvement which resulting in poor quality data. As such, the company wanted to create a consistent and managed approach to Information Management for […]